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Archive for August, 2008

New Address Book Popup Binding

Monday, August 18th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

One of the aims of rewriting the address book interfaces, is also to remove RDF from the address book code base. Up until a few days ago, we had many menu lists of address books based around an RDF builder, ...

Address Book rewrite – The benefits: OS X AB searching/filtering.

Monday, August 18th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

As many folks will already know by now, we are currently rewriting a lot of the interfaces for the address book. With Joshua's most recent push, the "cardForEmailAddress" function has moved from the interface specific to local/mork address books, to the ...

The usefulness of fake servers

Monday, August 11th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 3 Comments »

A while ago, Joshua created a "fake" news server for xpcshell tests in mailnews, then a few days ago I was reminded about Bug 327510 - XML Parsing Error: no element found/netError.xhtml on newsgroup msg download timout. This was turning out ...

Internationalized domain name support for links in Thunderbird

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | Comments Off

(apologies for not blogging about this earlier, this has been in for a couple of weeks already) In moving Thunderbird and SeaMonkey to the new comm-central repository, we were able to pick up the Gecko 1.9.1 development. This allowed us to pick ...

Summit

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 3 Comments »

I think that was an excellent summit that we just had. Well done to all the organisers. For me, it was a time to meet many of the people I have worked with over the internet and discuss the progress of ...